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New ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Trailer Hits, Mystery Edition Unveiled New ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Trailer Hits, Mystery Edition Unveiled
- July 22, 2018

The classic Zombie Mode heroes are back, but this time they will explore the Alcatraz Penitentiary. The Call of Duty experience just wouldn't be the same without a never-ending serving of zombies , and as you can expect, Treyarch has us covered again with the Zombie offering in the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 . (more...)
Suzuki Burgman Street (Honda Grazia-rival) automatic scooter launched in India Suzuki Burgman Street (Honda Grazia-rival) automatic scooter launched in India
- July 22, 2018

The Burgman Street 125 is employed with a telescopic fork up front and a hydraulic type at the rear. This is Suzuki's third scooter in India after the Access and the 113cc Lets and comes at a time when the scooter segment has started showing signs of slow growth after years of exponential increase in sales. (more...)
Telkom Kenya opens African skies to Loon Telkom Kenya opens African skies to Loon
- July 22, 2018

Loon "graduated" from Alphabet's X "moonshot factory" to become an independent subsidiary firm of Google's parent company on July 11, with pledge to go ahead with its commitment to the business of using high-altitude balloons to deliver WiFi Internet service to "unconnected and under-connected people around the world". (more...)
VR giants unveil standardised VirtualLink to simplify VR rigs VR giants unveil standardised VirtualLink to simplify VR rigs
- July 21, 2018

Effectively eliminating the necessity for a range of various cords and connectors. Anybody with a VR headset has known the joy of plugging in a mess of USB, HDMI, and possibly power cables . Now, we may not be going to see this coming any time soon, since motherboards, graphics cards, and the like will need to put the connector on future hardware, and then VR headsets will need to use it as the new standard for future headsets, although with new graphics cards expected to come out from ... (more...)
THE WALKING DEAD Hits Flooded NEW ORLEANS In Upcoming VR Game THE WALKING DEAD Hits Flooded NEW ORLEANS In Upcoming VR Game
- July 20, 2018

New Orleans provides the setting for the next chapter in The Walking Dead mythos. The title of the game suggests that there will be multiple different ways for you to play the game. The exhibition runs from Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 to Saturday, July 21st, 2018. Furthermore, Skybound will air a livestream on July 19 at 12 p.m. PT and July 21 at 4 p.m. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Watch Appears On FCC Samsung Galaxy Watch Appears On FCC
- July 20, 2018

According to the Korean media, The Bell , Samsung's Vice Chairman, Jay Lee, is looking to merge the mainstream Galaxy S flagship lineup and the S Pen-carrying Galaxy Note family. There has been a growing number of reports in the last couple of months about the sluggish sales of the latest Galaxy flagship smartphones. However, this was only so because other phone companies like Xiaomi, Huawei and others did not have a more significant presence and now that they do, Samsung's market share ... (more...)
Mobile Tops OpenSignal Download Ratings as All Four Carriers Gain Speed Mobile Tops OpenSignal Download Ratings as All Four Carriers Gain Speed
- July 20, 2018

And it's all available to all T-Mobile ONE customers and customers on legacy plans that include Simple Global . Ookla says that's allowed T-Mobile to more efficiently cover a wider area while using fewer cellular sites. Overall, T-Mobile was the fastest carrier in 31 states across the country, and Verizon was fastest in 13 states and Washington, DC ( AT&T was fastest in four states, and Sprint in just one). (more...)
HTC to shut India operations, continue investments in VR HTC to shut India operations, continue investments in VR
- July 20, 2018

The company denies that it is leaving the Indian smartphone market and claims that it is reducing headcount in the country to better reflect market conditions in India . According to a Morgan Stanley report, India's mobile market is growing at 23% CAGR. Gadgets 360 also got the same response. The spokesperson added that the recent reduction in workforce in the India office is created to more appropriately reflect local and regional market conditions, and will help HTC advance more ... (more...)
US Coastal Internet Infrastructure at Risk US Coastal Internet Infrastructure at Risk
- July 20, 2018

According to scientists , by the year 2300 Global sea levels will rise by 1.2 meters, even if the country will strictly comply with the Paris climate agreement. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of OR have taken a look at the risk factors of climate change and how it may impact the internet and their findings are unsettling. (more...)
Huawei nova 3i announced with Kirin 710 Huawei nova 3i announced with Kirin 710
- July 20, 2018

For the front, there are dual rear cameras as well. However, the standout feature is the dual 24-megapixel and 2-megapixel front cameras, which come AI powered to recognise scenes and are created to give you selfie shots with a blurred background effect and HDR. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is a phone for people with enormous hands Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is a phone for people with enormous hands
- July 20, 2018

The phone will be available in gold, black and blue colour variants. The latest Xiaomi handset packs an absolutely bonkers 6.9-inch IPS display, which is a measurable step up from its predecessor, which only had a 6.44-inch screen. It measures 176.15 × 87.4 × 7.99 mm and weighs 221 grams. The Mi Max 3 comes with features like AI dual camera, AI face unlock, AI voice assistant, and bi-amp stereo speakers. (more...)
The Culling 2 is Shutting Down, Refunds Being Given The Culling 2 is Shutting Down, Refunds Being Given
- July 20, 2018

Instead, the studio plans on focusing its efforts on expanding the original game. The developer wants to recapture those early glory days. It got to the point where the developers weren't happy with their relationship with the community, and the community wasn't happy with the state of the game. (more...)
PlayStation 4 System Update 6.00 Beta Registration Are Now Open PlayStation 4 System Update 6.00 Beta Registration Are Now Open
- July 20, 2018

There's now no word on a European beta, so it's worth checking the Sony website for any updates. What could the big update be about? It's also worth noting that neither page specifically mention firmware update 6.00 by name, though that is very likely what they're for. (more...)
Fortnite Funko Release Date: When Are They Coming Out? Fortnite Funko Release Date: When Are They Coming Out?
- July 20, 2018

So much so that it was added and removed on the same day and impacted matchmaking in Battle Royale mode too. Basically, each node in the matchmaking groups has a list of dedicated, available servers. To fix the limited time mode, Epic split the Playground's matchmaking service into its own service cluster. Update: The servers are back online now - have fun! Epic had to spend a lot of time testing this solution in cycles that took several hours to complete each time, but it says that ... (more...)
How the New MacBook Pro Solves Apple's Keyboard Problem How the New MacBook Pro Solves Apple's Keyboard Problem
- July 20, 2018

Canadian and European versions of Apple's "2018 MacBook Pro Service Readiness Guide" - also issued to fix providers - mentions the objective of the silicone in precisely the same wording. You'll have to put the brand spanking new 2018 MacBook Pro with the Core i9 processor option in a freezer to get the advertised 2.9GHz speeds. Apple maintains that the sticky-key problem wasn't widespread, but the company was hit with a few class-action lawsuits because of it. (more...)
Trump hits out at the European Union over $5 billion Google antitrust fine Trump hits out at the European Union over $5 billion Google antitrust fine
- July 19, 2018

Trump said in a post on Twitter. The EU's Competition Commission hit Google with a $5 billion fine on Wednesday due following an investigation into antitrust abuses relating to Android . "It also misses just how much choice Android provides to thousands of phone makers and mobile network operators who build and sell Android devices; to millions of app developers around the world who have built their businesses with Android; and billions of consumers who can now afford and use cutting-edge ... (more...)
Corning Unveils Next Generation Gorilla Glass 6 Corning Unveils Next Generation Gorilla Glass 6
- July 19, 2018

With the new Gorilla Glass 6 , Corning says that they are delivering the "toughest cover glass available for consumer mobile devices", and that it is their most durable to date. Under the same test conditions, competitive glass compositions did not survive the first drop. It's made from a new glass composition that is chemically strengthened to give it a significantly higher level of compression compared to Gorilla Glass 5. (more...)
Xbox to Announce New Hardware at Gamescom Xbox to Announce New Hardware at Gamescom
- July 19, 2018

Even though it feels like E3 2018 just ended, we'll soon be onto our next big gaming conference of the year: Gamescom . It'd be great to see what the company comes up with for a new iteration. Ticket sales will likely go to a gaming charity once again. The live stream will be broadcast on Tuesday, August 21st at 10:30 AM ET. Lastly, Microsoft announced a handful of games that will be present on the show floor at their booth space. (more...)
Google’s Bringing Back Google Now (Sort of) Inside Assistant Google’s Bringing Back Google Now (Sort of) Inside Assistant
- July 19, 2018

In the future, the feature will offer even more information. This system allows for Google Assistant to be the more ready-to-go part of the Android ecosystem when it comes to appointments, travel times, and recent store orders - and stock prices too, because of course. (more...)
Next GT-R will be 'world's fastest super sportscar' Next GT-R will be 'world's fastest super sportscar'
- July 18, 2018

Here is what they have to say about it now. Albaisa made the claim in an interview with Autocar at the Goodwood Festival of Speed over the weekend, where he also confirmed the new-gen sports vehicle would ride on an all-new platform and boast a design that's "something really special" and "more brick than wing". (more...)
Microsoft Is Working On Android Smartphones; Could Be Launched Soon Microsoft Is Working On Android Smartphones; Could Be Launched Soon
- July 18, 2018

Previous year it has surpassed 1 Million Downloads . Also, not many Win32 apps apart from desktop Office and Adobe CC implement Timeline support so it still has to gain mainstream acceptance. Since the extension is open source, you can check its source code for any troubling signs. Microsoft Edge is quite a popular mobile web browser that directly competes with Safari and Chrome on both Android and iOS platforms. (more...)
Amazon's Prime Day is off to a red hot start, despite glitches Amazon's Prime Day is off to a red hot start, despite glitches
- July 18, 2018

Inc. sales rose sharply during the first three hours of its Prime Day sales event, dispelling fears that the technical glitches that incensed shoppers would significantly hurt business. "We expect that number to increase this year", said Michelle Skupin, a RetailMeNot spokeswoman. "Prime Day is no longer just an Amazon .com shopping holiday". (more...)
Uber tests Beacon, Spotlight features in Toronto Uber tests Beacon, Spotlight features in Toronto
- July 18, 2018

This works just as it sounds; users will be able to pre-schedule a ride ahead of time and Uber promises users that it'll arrive on-time, otherwise they'll get their money back via the way of Uber credit. There are a few pre-populated messages that can be sent with one tap as well. You can either send a message in the app with an extra detail, like "I'm wearing a red hat" or "I'm standing on the corner", or you can choose from a list of canned messages like "be right there". (more...)
Mobile's new global data pass launches August 1 for $5
- July 18, 2018

Simple Global began with North America, but expanded to Europe and South America back in late 2015. Data and text is included at 2G speeds while calls are now $0.25 a minute. T-Mobile says it will permit a maximum of two passes being purchased every 24 hours. That brings the total to over 210 countries and destinations where T-Mobile's service is available. (more...)
Nokia X5 Goes Official With MediaTek Helio P60 SoC and Notched Display Nokia X5 Goes Official With MediaTek Helio P60 SoC and Notched Display
- July 18, 2018

The phone has only been launched in China as of now, and HMD global has not announced any plans for a global release. We have already seen the support pages for the X6 on the Nokia Mobiles India website to reveal that the company is actively working towards the launch. (more...)
Toyota confirms it's working on a four-cylinder Supra
- July 18, 2018

A closer look at the auto by the website adds that the brake setup appears to use front and rear calipers identical to those on the G30 BMW 5 Series, which use the same B48 2.0 litre and B58 3.0 litre engines expected in the Supra. Tada says the four cylinder will be lighter and have "much better weight distribution". The recent "reveal" of the Toyota Supra at the Goodwood Festival of Speed was exciting but a bit disappointing. (more...)
You Don't Need to Buy World of Warcraft Anymore You Don't Need to Buy World of Warcraft Anymore
- July 18, 2018

From now on, all the expansions come "free" with a monthly subscription. Blizzard has tweaked the charging structure for World of Warcraft , meaning there are effectively no upfront fees to start playing the long-running MMO. Now that we are in the lead up to Battle for Azeroth , Blizzard has announced that all content through Legion is available without actually having to purchase the game. (more...)
Google 'fined $5bn' by European Union over Android Google 'fined $5bn' by European Union over Android
- July 18, 2018

The EU penalty was expected to exceed the 2017 fine because of the broader scope of the Android case, sources has said. The new sanction is almost double the previous record European Union anti-trust fine of 2.4 billion euros, which also targeted Google, in that case for the Silicon Valley titan's shopping comparison service in 2017. (more...)
Google expands job search to the UK Google expands job search to the UK
- July 18, 2018

Job hunters will be able to save jobs, and even set themselves up with email notifications to that they never miss an opportunity. Last June, Google was ordered to pay a record fine of £2.1bn (€2.42bn) for abusing its dominance as a search engine to boost its shopping comparison service. (more...)
Facebook brings in Google chip developer Facebook brings in Google chip developer
- July 18, 2018

Facebook's work on AI-focused custom silicon has been the topic of rumors and reports over the past several months. The new hire will reportedly be working under Facebook's head of virtual and augmented reality. Facebook is also working on its first branded hardware: a series of smart speakers with large touch screens that can also be used for video chats. Earlier reported in April this year, Facebook seeks to be less dependent on outsider semi-conductor organizations such as Intel , ... (more...)